Here are descriptions of the show by date aired this year (2017 . . .see bottom for links to previous years), and links to playlists, recordings and the related blog post.
June 22 Recorded Show – A preview of Portland’s Waterfront Blues Festival with music from New Orleans and Louisiana bands in the festival line up. Plus more.
June 15 Recorded Show – This week’s program starts with Louis Jordan’s Saturday Night Fish Fry, flows into some funk, a Percy Mayfield set, some new music, including the Roamin’ Jasmine and more.
June 1 Show (Playlist) – Show was cut short because of emergency evacuation of the Evergreen State College campus.
May 25 Show (Playlist) – Music inspired by the removal of a few Civil War era memorials in New Orleans.
May 18 Show – (Playlist) – A heavy play of New Orleans R&B.
May 11 Recorded Show – NEW MUSIC! Pretty much nothing but except for a slight detour through King Oliver and his Dixie Syncopators. But don’t think this is just jazz. No, no.
May 4 Recorded Show – We walk through the second week of JazzFest with music from performers featured at the festival this Thursday and Friday.
April 27 Recorded Show – Starts with Ella and Satch and finishes with Glen David Andrews and Stanton Moore. Lots to love in between.
April 20 Recorded Show – A fine mix of classic and contemporary New Orleans music
April 13, Recorded Show – Honoring Cosimo Matassa on the occasion of the anniversary of his birth and a strong brass band start to this show.
March 23 Recorded Show – New music, Marcia Ball and artists from New Orleans who will be performing in the region.
March 16 Playlist – Zydeco show
March 9 Playlist– All Women show for International Women’s Day.
March 2 Recorded Show – The Party (Mardi Gras) is over
February 9 Recorded Show – Songs about LOVE!
February 2 Recorded Show – Trombone Showdown, Stagger Lee, Eh La Bas and more.
January 26 Playlist
January 19 Recorded Show – Celebrating Henry Gray’s birthday – 92 years old and still playing! Plus some subtle reminders of the last full day of the Obama Administration.
January 12 Recorded Show – Celebrating Slim Harpo’s 93rd birthday anniversary, Swamp Rock and some serious New Orleans funk.